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City of Houston Launches Computer Access Program

HOUSTON, TX - The City Council recently approved an $800,000 program to provide computers to all low-income Houstonians.  Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Health Equity Response (H.E.R.) Task Force and Comp-U-Dopt, a non-profit that...

Pay-as-you-go for tolls from your phone, UPROAD App

TEXAS- Texans can now ditch the usage of toll windshield stickers and pay-as-you-go at the convenience of their personal mobile devices. Introducing the Uproad App. A user-friendly app that will allow drivers...

Fort Bend Judge KP George Invites TikTok to make Fort Bend County its new home

FORT BEND, TX - Fort Bend County Judge KP George invites the TikTok corporation to the state of Texas. Following President Trump's announcement on Monday morning, the honorable judge extended an offer to the TikTok corporation...

HPD Launches New Sex Offender Search Site

HOUSTON, TX - Thanks to a newly announced partnership between the Houston Police Department and a Louisiana-based tech company, local residents have more resources than ever before to help keep an eye out for sex offenders...

HISD launches digital learning centers for students lacking tech

HISD or Houston Independent School District has launched digital learning centers for elementary and middle schoolers via their HISD @ H.O.M.E. Learning program. The district opened 36 learning centers at select campuses across...

Apple’s stock market value tops $2 trillion

Just two years after Apple became the first publicly listed U.S. company with a $1 trillion stock market value, the iPhone maker has now topped $2 trillion. The Cupertino, California-based company's shares briefly rose as to...

Largest heat-mapping study takes place Houston

HOUSTON, Texas- On August 7th, about 80 community scientists in Houston and Harris County participated in the nation's largest heat-mapping study. Houston is one of 13 cities that is involved in this initiative. The...

Noble Energy set to be acquired by Chevron

On July 20, Chevron announced its agreement to acquire Houston-based energy company, Noble Energy in a press release. The total value of the agreement is $13 billion.  Chevron CEO shared in the release that "This is a cost-effective opportunity for Chevron...

Twitter tops sales estimates, sees rebound from Asia’s eased coronavirus rules

 Twitter Inc on Thursday (April 30) said that its ads sales had slightly rebounded in Asia after a plunge due to the coronavirus outbreak and that it had accelerated work on tools to attract key advertisers, becoming...

Apple releases budget iPhone SE as coronavirus stalls economy

Apple Inc on Wednesday (April 15) released a smaller iPhone priced at $399, cutting the starting price for the company's smartphone line in a move to broaden its appeal to budget-conscious customers as the coronavirus hobbles the...

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U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 13.3 mln

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 13.3 million on Sunday, according to...

Biden names all-woman communications team

President-elect Joe Biden on Sunday (November 29) tapped key campaign staff and advisors to lead his all-woman communications team, naming former Obama...

‘There is no medical negligence:’ Maradona’s doctor claims innocence over death of soccer star

Neurosurgeon Leopoldo Luque said on Sunday (November 29) he will not be held responsible for the death of Diego Armando Maradona, after...

Wisconsin counties finish recounts, Biden’s lead reconfirmed

The recount of presidential ballots in Wisconsin's two largest counties finished on Sunday (November 29), confirming that Democratic President-elect Joe Biden defeated...

Fauci: U.S. is entering ‘precarious situation’ with holiday season travel, area hospitals at capacity

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the U.S. is in a steep slope regarding...